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Club Red : vacation travel and the Soviet dream / Diane P. Koenker.

Author/Creator:
Koenker, Diane, 1947- author.
Publication:
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
x, 307 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Subjects:
Tourism -- Social aspects -- Soviet Union -- History.
Vacations -- Social aspects -- Soviet Union -- History.
Socialism and culture -- Soviet Union -- History.
Culture and tourism -- Soviet Union -- History.
Soviet Union -- Social life and customs.
Contents:
Introduction : vacations, tourism, and the paradoxes of Soviet culture
Mending the human motor
Proletarian tourism : the best form of rest
The proletarian tourist in the 1930s : seeking the good life on the road
Restoring vacations after the war
From treatment to vacation : the post-Stalin consumer regime
Post-proletarian tourism : the new Soviet person takes to the road
The modernization of Soviet tourism
Conclusion : Soviet vacations and the modern world.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-298) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1891 Department of Arts Fund.
Contributor:
Class of 1891 Department of Arts Fund.
ISBN:
0801451531
9780801451539 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
818327370
Publisher Number:
99963872448
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